The natural provider of payroll services across the Nordic countries
Azets is offering a fully managed payroll service in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland - the entire Nordic market, through one point of contact. We are operating through our own entities in all the countries - not through partners.
Our local presence ensures local compliance. Building on the experience of customers in more or less all industries and sizes combined with consolidated service and system offerings across all four countries, we are the natural payroll outsourcing partner for companies with a nordic footprint. Our advisors understand your needs, ready to help out with expertise to all sorts of complex questions you may have in each specific country.
Many of the things we do to achieve a leading Nordic service offering can be expressed through delivering our services based on the concept of One.
One Nordic single point of contact
One Nordic Agreement
One Nordic Price model
One Nordic Governance Model
One Nordic Customer Portal - CoZone
One Nordic Time and Attendance system
One Nordic Travel and Expenses system
The number 1 choice for payroll outsourcing
We are very proud of being the leading payroll provider in the Nordic region. We strive every day to make our customers' lives easier by being their one-stop-shop for all kinds of payroll related services. Our unique position has given us the ability to provide our clients a streamlined and efficient payroll process in all countries, with a touch of customization to make the best fit for your business. This is the reason why we are the leading payroll outsourcing partner in the Nordic region.
Tired of spending time and effort in keeping up to date with local legislation? Leave it to us, we’ll monitor and advise on the changes so you can focus on core business. With our complete set of secure and user-friendly business administration tools, we’ll make your administrative work a breeze - one system for all countries. It can’t be more simple than that.
Adaptable Nordic system platform
Nordic Governance and Delivery model
Fully Managed services
With payroll consultancy teams across Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland, we offer the entire Nordic market through one point of contact.
(Erik Bekkåsen, Director of Nordic Payroll)
What we offer
We will take care of all payroll related activities, from implementation and setting up the systems, to production and follow-up. The total responsibility lies with us, so you can lower your shoulders and focus on core business.
Azets is not only your payroll outsourcing partner, we are also your business advisor, offering added value through insights and advice. As a client of Azets you get access to advisory services in areas such as payroll, HR, accounting, tax and VAT. We have skilled advisors ready to help out both online and on-site - the expertise is never far away.
Azets is an industry leader in technology and digitalization. Depending on your needs and existing system landscape, we will provide you with a best practice solution that fits most, or a tailored solution to fit your specific needs. We also have dedicated IT developers who specialize in integrating external software into our systems. In other words, feel free to bring your established HR system into our universe. No need to start all over.
We aim to create the best possible customer experience, which is a reason for being the number one preferred payroll partner in the Nordics. We believe that a close cooperation with our customers will bring the best results, which is why we focus strongly on communication and customer interaction. Through our customer care program, all of our Nordic payroll clients have a dedicated Nordic contact person in Azets and high quality digital work spaces with easy access to our advisors. We are always available when you need us - and the local expertise is never far away.
We deliver high quality payroll services
We are an ISAE3402 certified provider of high quality payroll services in all the Nordic countries. Quality and efficiency characterize our entire service, from implementation to production. We have authorized consultants, dedicated quality managers and our own quality assurance systems developed to guarantee delivery of the highest standard. This way you can be sure that all payroll matters will be in the best hands, so you can continue working on what you do best.
International Standard on Assurance Engagements 3402 (ISAE 3402) is an international assurance standard that prescribes Service Organization Control (SOC) reports, which gives assurance to an organisation's customers and service users that the service organisation has adequate internal controls. It supersedes SAS 70 and puts more emphasis on procedures for the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of controls.
Azets holds an ISAE 3402 certification in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, ensuring a compliant service delivery to our Customers that are subject to such compliance.
The measures are in place to protect against any anticipated threats or hazards to the confidentiality and integrity of Payroll data. This also includes protection against any actual unauthorized access, processing, loss, use or disclosure of such data.
Like bread and butter, it is a fundamental practice for us at Azets to ensure a GDPR compliant service and system delivery to our customers. Our Quality Officers ensure that our payroll processes at all times comply with GDPR requirements.
We continuously monitor any changes in local legislation in the nordic countries and communicate this to our customers and advise on necessary actions where applicable.
Azets IT environments have gone through numerous Audits, by ourselves and our customers and are continuously monitored and ensured to hold both ours and our customers information safe. Through penetration testing, continuity planning and much more, we are on top of IT security. Azets Information Security Governance is based on globally recognized frameworks for IT-Governance. This ensures that the security strategy is aligned with business objectives and ensures that risks are adequately mitigated. Governance is done on a Group level and the main responsibility for Information Security Governance lies with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
Leave payroll to us - we have the experience with customers in all shapes and sizes
The advantage of being the leading payroll provider in the Nordic market is our unique access to knowledge. We help both small and large companies in all kinds of industries with local expertise. With 20 years of experience in the business, we have developed a best practice model with standardized processes to ensure an efficient payroll streamline for all kinds of companies. Based on our experience, we know that one size does not always fit all, which is why we have a flexible approach. In our best practise and quality framework we are flexible and agile, which means that we will make sure that our systems and service go in perfect line with your business.
With a base of 22 000 payroll and accounting customers of wich 600 are Nordic payroll customers, we can with certainty say that we know our customer’s needs and how to meet them. We are proud to be a trusted partner in modern payroll, accounting and advisory services.
We turn complicated into easy - so you can lower your shoulders and leave payroll to us.
Areas of expertise
- Accounting and finance
- HR advisory
Get the full overview with CoZone - Our Nordic customer portal
At Azets, we are committed to making our customers' workday as smooth as possible. In order to simplify the access to all payroll and accounting related applications and reports, we have designed a customer portal called CoZone, a platform to support our outsourcing services.
We invest heavily in developing easy-to-use software that saves our customers time and energy. CoZone facilitates over 40 applications for both payroll and accounting related purposes and also holds the option for single-sign-on to our customer’s own systems - and the best of all, it’s one interface for all four countries.
CoZone is a fully-fledged business administration tool developed to make the collaboration between clients and our payroll consultants easy. CoZone enables you to approve time reports for teams spread over multiple countries, to access reports for multiple entities across borders and share payroll related material completely GDPR compliant.
CoZone give you access to:
- All data collected in one place
- One system for all payroll matters
- One place for payslips
- One place for Time & Attendance reporting
- One Travel & Expense system
- One place for reports
- Secure and GDPR compliant file sharing
- Collaborative planning of deadlines across business units
CoZone makes it easy to work across countries and gives you access to your applications and services anywhere, 24/7.
“The cooperation has been flexible and the payroll calculation has been on time with expected quality. Azets has answered our questions quickly and used their internal experts when needed."
Veera Eskelä, HR Director, Basware
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